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Unique ID: LVPL-45FAF4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late medieval/early post-medieval silver hammered halfgroat of Edward VII dating from c. April 1547-January 1549. Coinage in own name; first period; North 1900.

Obv: [E]DOARD[...R]EX[...]; crowned bust facing left.

Rev: [CIVI]TAS CAN[TOR]; long cross fourchee over square shield dividing legend.

Mint: Canterbury.

I.M. None.

Class: North 1900.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1547
Date to: Circa AD 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.79 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 20.34 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 1999

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left.
Obverse inscription: [E]DOARD[...R]EX[...]
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over square shield dividing legend.
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]TAS CAN[TOR]
Initial mark: None.
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Burton Upon Stather

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 12 years ago

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